| Dec 26, 2012
| 9:27 PM
For his latest blood fest, Quentin Tarantino largely replays all of his other blood fests, specifically his last flick, ‘‘Inglourious Basterds.’’ In Tarantino’s new tale of wickedly savage...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 8:33 AM
"Lincoln" earned a record-breaking 13 nominations for Broadcast Film Critics Assn.'s Critics' Choice Movie Awards. It received nominations for best film, director for Steven Spielberg, actor for Daniel Day-Lewis, supporting actress for Sally Field,...
| Dec 13, 2012
I told myself I wouldn’t get worked up over the Golden Globe nominations this morning, but here we go again.
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association—an anonymous group of freelancers much, much smaller than the Academy—really booted...
| Dec 17, 2012
Ridiculously, unjustly, few Oscar prognosticators include “This is 40” star Leslie Mann or her husband, writer-director Judd Apatow, on lists of likely nominees. Thing is, Apatow’s a member of the Academy—will he vote for himself?...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 12:41 PM
LOS ANGELES — On a late February morning in the editing suite of Judd Apatow's multi-level West Los Angeles headquarters, the writer-director and editor Brent White were playing back scenes from Apatow's new comedy, “This Is 40.”...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 9:03 PM
It's getting cold out there, and what better way to keep warm than by cozying up for a flick at your local cinema?
This season, there is no shortage of quality films to watch, whether you're looking for something escapist, such as Peter Jackson's...
| Nov 18, 2011
Jan Ziegler can spot the veterans by their measuring tapes. "The first year, people pick a tree that's too tall," said Ziegler, who owns Ziegler Christmas Tree Farm in Elgin. "They look smaller in the field. So the next year, they measure."
| May 28, 2010
| 9:50 AM
Calling him "the pool guy" is like calling your lawyer "the law guy," jokes Jim Maddin, senior designer at Downes Swimming Pool Co. in Arlington Heights. But he answers to it, then walks a client through the process.
"Typically, a pool is part of a...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 9:36 PM
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| Feb 21, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Dave Matthews has been tapped to perform live at the John Varvatos Stuart House Benefit in West Hollywood on March 11, 2012, following in the footsteps of high-profile musicians including k.d. lang, who performed at the 2011 charity event....
| Feb 17, 2012
| 4:39 PM
Jennifer Aniston and Paul Rudd's costars praised the actors' on-set humor at the world premiere of "Wanderlust."...